Columbia University Administrative Resident in New York, New York
Requisition no: 517355
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Campus|Medical Center
Categories: Administrative Support
Job Type: Officer of Administration
End Date if Temporary: 8/24/2022
Hours Per Week: 35
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
The Administrative Residency Program is a 12 week summer program designed for individuals seeking to prepare for a career in Healthcare Management and to assume leadership positions in the healthcare delivery system. The program is open to students who are enrolled in an accredited Master's program in Health Administration, Business Administration or Public Health with a concentration in healthcare.
The purpose of the residency/internship is to provide an introduction to the daily activities of the College of Physicians and Surgeons from the perspective of top management.
Whenever possible, the residency is tailored to the interests and professional needs of the student, taking into account previous experience and areas of interest. It is structured to provide experiential learning in an academic medical center environment within a clinical, basic science department or Institute/ Center for varying lengths of time over a 12 week period.
How to apply for the Administrative Summer Residency Program:
Students who are enrolled in an accredited Master's program in Health Administration, Business Administration or Public Health graduation are eligible to apply. Candidates should be motivated self-starters and must also possess strong analytic, organization and communication skills.
To apply, please complete the following steps:
Apply to this posting and be sure to upload a resume and cover letter.
Complete Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons Administrative Resident application and upload all supporting materials listed below to the NAFCAS portal at http://nafcas.liaisoncas.org/ (Please note that the application cycle runs from November 22, 2021 to January 31, 2022, so if you are accessing the application before this date it will not be available).
-Upload in the Documents section a one-page Cover Letter describing interest in the residency;
-Upload in the Documents section your Current Resume;
-Upload in the Documents section a Writing Sample of your choice: 3pg minimum, 4pg maximum (not including citations), in APA format with Times New Roman font;
-Upload your Undergraduate Transcripts in the Documents section;
-Have your Official Graduate School Transcripts mailed to NAFCAS
-Request and complete two (2) signed Letters of Recommendation through the NAFCAS portal. One letter should be from graduate school professors and at least one from an employer, if possible.
All requirements must be completed/received by January 31, 2022.
One applicant will be selected by each participating department. Decisions will be communicated by the beginning of March, for questions regarding application requirements please refer to our Q&A of frequently asked questions on our complete program pamphlet.
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The objectives of the residency include the following:
Observe and study the role, function and style of top management individuals;
Understand the goals and planning process of the organization and how they are determined, and to understand the priorities of the organization and how and why they were selected;
Analyze the decision-making process at different levels of the organization;
Understand the dynamics of relationships between various stakeholders;
Obtain an understanding of the operational effectiveness of the organization;
Enhance the student's understanding of the health care industry, the organization's strategy and distinctive competencies;
Provide an environment to enhance their understanding of, and the controlled application and testing of skills, theories, and concepts presented during the academic year;
Strengthen the student's judgment, decisiveness and related administrative skills in a healthcare environment;
Provide a basis for developing a code of ethics, philosophy, and a dedication to high ideals and standards of healthcare management;
Provide an opportunity to evaluate the student in relation to his/her needs for professional development and potential for a career in healthcare management.
Structure of Residency
The Resident will begin with a comprehensive orientation to the organization focusing on the mission, vision and strategic goals for the school. Each resident will work with the Department Administrator of each department that will act as the preceptor for the duration of the residency.
A major component of the residency will be assigned projects. The student will be given detailed assignments designed to give practical experience at various administrative levels. These activities may include assisting in the preparation of the annual budget, the collection of data to analyze problems of high organizational priority, or participation in strategic planning efforts.
The Administrative Resident will have the opportunity to work with a one a department or during the program period. Department participation as well as assigned rotations and projects are based on need. Examples include: Administration, Finance, Human Resources, Clinical Departments, Basic Science Departments, or Centers & Institutes.
The residency is expected to run for 12 weeks from June 1, 2022 through August 24, 2022. Arrangements for the entire summer schedule will be developed between the Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons and the Resident.
- Students who are enrolled in an accredited Master's program in Health Administration, Business Administration or Public Health graduation are eligible to apply.
- Candidates should be motivated self-starters and must also possess strong analytic, organization and communication skills.
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Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
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